10 days in Japan Itinerary

10 days in Japan Itinerary

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Ishigaki
— 1 night
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Iriomote-jima
— 1 night
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Miyakojima
— 1 night
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Osaka
— 1 night
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Kyoto
— 1 night
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Takayama
— 1 night
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Tokyo
— 1 night
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Yokohama
— 2 nights

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Ishigaki

Ishigaki ©
Ishigaki, the most populous island in the chain, features the country's southernmost city and acts as a transport hub for exploring the landmasses that surround.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Yonehara Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki, take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory, then walk around Banna Park, and finally kick back and relax at Kondoi Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ishigaki trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Ishigaki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Ishigaki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Singapore in April; daily highs in Ishigaki reach 30°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Lighthouse
Cape Hirakubozaki
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Beach
Kondoi Beach
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Park
Banna Park
4.1

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Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Pinaisara Falls, then head off the coast to Iriomote Island, and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Iriomote-jima trip itinerary builder app.

You can ride a ferry from Ishigaki to Iriomote-jima in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
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Waterfall
Pinaisara Falls
4.8

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Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the views from Ikema Ohashi Bridge, take in the views from Irabu Ohashi, snap pictures at Kurima Bridge, then get outside with Aragusuku Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to East Henna Cape.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Miyakojima trip maker tool.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Iriomote-jima to Miyakojima in 5.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Miyakojima can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Bridge
Irabu Ohashi
4.6

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Osaka

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
On the 8th (Wed), get a sense of history and politics at Mint Museum and then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Osaka trip planner.

You can fly from Miyakojima to Osaka in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Miyakojima in April, expect Osaka to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Museums
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Government Building
Mint Museum
4.2

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Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
On the 9th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mii-dera Temple (Onjo-ji Temple).

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kyoto online trip maker.

You can drive from Osaka to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Kyoto, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Takayama.

Things to do in Kyoto

Side Trip

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Takayama

Takayama ©
Hidden high up in the Japanese Alps, Takayama remained largely cut off from the rest of Japan for centuries, allowing the local culture to grow in relative isolation.
On the 10th (Fri), examine the collection at Takayama Showa Museum, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the striking features of Takayama Jinya, appreciate the extensive heritage of Higashiyama Walking Course, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sakurayama Hachimangu Shrine, and finally don't miss a visit to Hida Furukawa Old Town.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Takayama route maker.

Traveling by car from Kyoto to Takayama takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Takayama sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tokyo.

Things to do in Takayama

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

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Architectural Building
Takayama Jinya
4.1
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
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Historic Walking Area
Higashiyama Walking Course
4.2

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, examine the collection at Samurai Museum, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, then get your game on at Samurai Armor Photo Studio, and finally don't miss a visit to Chidorigafuchi.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo travel planner.

Traveling by car from Takayama to Tokyo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Tokyo are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Yokohama.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums
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Landmark
Chidorigafuchi
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Yokohama

Yokohama ©
Once a small fishing town, Yokohama was one of the first ports to welcome foreign trade in the 19th century, after which it grew into Japan's second largest city and a bustling metropolis.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kencho-ji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple), then enjoy breathtaking views from Sky Garden, then get advice or help at Yokohama Intl Passenger Terminal, and finally stroll around Yamashita Park. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Enoshima Island and then steep yourself in history at Hase-dera Temple.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Yokohama sightseeing website.

You can drive from Tokyo to Yokohama in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Yokohama, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yokohama

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Historic Site
Hase-dera Temple
4.6

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